Defenses down while working from home

By Euan Henderson Cyber Security Apprentice It’s easy to drop our guard and become vulnerable to online threats while working from home. Thousands of new phishing scams have emerged during the Covid-19 crisis and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is working to remove malicious sites used for phishing and to spread malware. Common scams …

Business continuity during Covid 19 crisis

We’d like to reassure clients that our Cyber Essentials Level 1 assessment service will be maintained throughout the current crisis. We will follow Government advice, as and when it is announced, and where possible, conduct Cyber Essentials Plus assessments remotely should a site visit be impossible. Indelible Data is well prepared to deal with the …

Vacancy for Cyber Essentials Plus Assessor

Indelible Data is looking for an IT professional with at least three years experience to join the team in Cumbria as a Cyber Essentials Level 1 and Plus Assessor. With more than 1000 customers based all over the country, the job will involve frequent travel and the successful candidate would be required to work on …

Phishing alert

By Jason McNicholas Cyber Security Technologist Over the last few months we have seen a new trend in phishing emails during investigations in our malware lab. These emails will often link to a login page for a common account such as a Microsoft or  Google account. The login pages look identical to the real login …

Are those old disk drives really clean?

By Euan Henderson Cyber Security Apprentice The sanitisation of storage media is important for the security of data within a company.   Disk sanitation may be required for many reasons such as the re-use of the storage media, the repair of the storage media, the disposal and the destruction of media.   If storage media is not sanitised correctly before …

Countdown to Windows 7 end of life

By Jason McNicholas On 22nd October 2009 Microsoft released Windows 7, one of the most widely used and successful operating systems ever created, vastly improving on the flaws of its predecessor, Windows Vista. Even 10 years later, and multiple newer Windows Operating Systems, as of September 2019 it is estimated that around 30% of systems …

Changes to Cyber Essentials

Indelible Data will remain a Certification Body when the Cyber Essentials scheme changes in April 2020 The NCSC has chosen ISASME to take over as the sole partner from April 1 leading to: a new simplified operating model and streamlined user experience the introduction of a minimum criteria for Certification Bodies and Cyber Essentials assessors …